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Building More Mindful Media


Mandar Apte co-founded Media Rise Festival, part-conference, part-movement, to transform modern-day media. The US-based organization is making a case for media that’s smarter, more sensitive, and more solutions-driven. Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian and Erica Schlaikjer complete the Media Rise team: an academic, a media entrepreneur, and an educator, respectfully. Each though are taking on this task outside their day jobs, because they see a demand for more “enlightened” storytelling.

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